The HBS Blog

The HBS Blog offers insight on Delaware corporations and LLCs as well as information about entrepreneurship, start-ups and general business topics.

Doing Business in Arkansas with a Delaware LLC By Devin Scott Monday, March 16, 2015 doing business in arkansas with a delaware llcIf you're planning on doing business in Arkansas with a Delaware LLC, certain steps will need to be taken. The process of registering your Delaware LLC as a foreign entity in Arkansas is called Foreign Qualification. This is how you obtain permission from Arkansas to operate there with a Delaware LLC... Read More
How to Write an Operations Manual (And Stay Sane) By Gregg Schoenberg Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Want to know how to write an operations manual for your business without losing your mind? Here's the easiest way to go about it... Read More
Can I Operate Multiple Businesses Under One LLC? By Frannie Esparza Monday, March 9, 2015 Can I operate multiple businesses under one LLC?It is possible and permissible to operate multiple businesses under one LLC. Many entrepreneurs who opt to do this use what is called a "Fictitious Name Statement" or a "DBA" (also known as a "Doing Dusiness As") to operate an additional business under a different name... Read More
"Should I Reserve a Company Name in Delaware?" By Andrew Millman Monday, March 2, 2015 We're often asked, "Should I reserve a company name in Delaware?" Here are the pros and cons to reserving a name and waiting until you file... Read More
Delaware Corporation Franchise Tax Due Date By Amy Fountain Monday, February 23, 2015 delaware corporation faranchise tax due dateYou must file and pay the Delaware corporation Franchise Tax report by March 1 or the state of Delaware will automatically impose a $125 late penalty plus interest... Read More
"Do I Need a Business License?" By Michael Bell Monday, February 16, 2015 If you recently formed a company, you may be wondering, "Do I need a business license?" Here's what you need to know... Read More
High Corporation Franchise Tax Bill? Don't Panic. By Amy Fountain Tuesday, February 10, 2015 high corporation franchise tax billThe state of Delaware has two methods to calculate the Franchise Tax fees due. The first method, which is called the authorized shares method, assesses X dollars per X number of authorized shares. This method works on a graduated scale, so the amount will vary based on your specific entity details... Read More
Do I Need a DBA? By Devin Scott Tuesday, February 3, 2015 If you want to call your business a new name, you'll need to file for a DBA or fictitious name registration | HBS, Inc... Read More
Using Live Chat for Business By Michael Bell Monday, February 2, 2015 Using live chat for business purposes can revolutionize your customer service. We've had great success with it. Here's our story... Read More
Secure Your Domain Name First, Then Form Your Company By Andrew Millman Monday, January 26, 2015 If a website is in the cards for your new business, it's probably not a bad idea to secure your domain name prior to setting up the company... Read More